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Somali journalists’ body slams police ‘threats’ to shoot reporters | Arab NewsArabnews - 2019-06-17 08:31
Mesopotamia Women Journalists: Free press won't be silencedANF - 2019-06-17 07:46
The Mesopotamia Women Journalists Platform underlined that nine journalists had been detained three days. ...
Three critical Turkish journalists released from prison | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-06-14 09:58
Turkey: Attacks on Journalists Turn More ViolentGatestoneinstitute - 2019-06-12 23:44
Investigation against Kurdish journalist killed in Cizre in 2016ANF - 2019-06-12 12:14
Rohat Aktaş, the editor-in-chief of Azadiya Welat newspaper, who was murdered in Cizre, was investigated together with 26 other journalists. ...
Letter to UK Foreign Secretary about HasankeyfANF - 2019-06-12 09:25
Dozens of associations, groups, academics, journalists from the UK wrote to Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt MP to express their concer about the future of Hasankeyf. ...
Turkey's Journalists Work Under Threat Of Jail | WPPBPeconicpublicbroadcasting - 2019-06-10 17:53
Case against two Irish journalists droppedANF - 2019-06-09 08:37
Two investigative journalists have accused the North of Ireland police of “malicious intent” after the bogus case against them in relation to a documentary on collusion was dropped. ...
Kurdish security forces detain reporter Mohammad Tawfiq al-Saghir in northern Syria - Committee to Protect JournalistsCPJ - 2019-06-06 20:03
May Report on violations against journalistsANF - 2019-06-05 08:43
The Free Journalists Initiative has released its May Report. According to the report, 6 journalists were detained in May, 2 journalists were arrested. ...
Journalists attacked as Erdogan tries to win back Istanbul | World | The Sunday TimesThetimes - 2019-06-04 09:02
Turkey's top court says journalists' rights violated: NTV - ReutersReuters - 2019-06-01 02:51
Turkey – the world’s largest prison for journalists ǀ View | EuronewsEuronews - 2019-06-01 02:51
Turkey's main opposition party demands probe of attacks on journalists | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-05-31 08:48
Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of May 26, 2019 - Committee to Protect JournalistsCPJ - 2019-05-30 20:30
Turkey’s ruling party votes down parliamentary inquiry into attacks on journalists | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-05-29 15:58
Why The Case Of Journalists Trevor Birney And Barry McCaffrey Should Concern Us All | HuffPost UKHuffingtonpost - 2019-05-28 12:14
New hearing for journalist Ataman tomorrowANF - 2019-05-27 11:48
A new hearing of the trial against journalist Ziya Ataman will be held tomorrow. It remains to be seen whether the journalist could attend it as he was one of the journalists on hunger strike. ...
May 2019 - Committee to Protect JournalistsCPJ - 2019-05-27 07:10
Turkish court jails 7 journalists from pro-Kurd newspaper | Devdiscourse NewsDevdiscourse - 2019-05-25 15:37
US charges Julian Assange with violating Espionage ActRûdaw - 2019-05-25 06:08
"The department takes seriously the role of journalists in our democracy...Julian Assange is no journalist" ...
Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of May 19, 2019 - Committee to Protect JournalistsCPJ - 2019-05-24 19:20
Seven Turkish journalists jailed for ‘terrorist propaganda’ - Al Arabiya EnglishAlarabiya - 2019-05-22 17:36
World Press Freedom Day: How many journalists died last year? - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-05-21 08:17
Two Turkish-Cypriot Journalists Cleared Over Cartoon Insulting Erdogan - The National HeraldThenationalherald - 2019-05-21 06:16
Sardasht Osman Remembered on the Ninth Anniversary of his MurderKurdistantribune - 2019-05-20 15:11
By Ismael Aziz: Journalists and human rights activists have been remembering Sardasht Osman, who was murdered nine years ago this month. On 5 May, the 23-year-old Kurdish freelance journalist and anti-corruption campaigner was commemorated across the Kurd ...
Week of trials against free pressANF - 2019-05-20 12:30
This week several trials against journalists and papers will resume at courts. ...
Turkey jails more journalists than any other nation. Those in detention are all terrorists, Erdogan says.PRI - 2019-05-20 00:55
IFEX members condemn attacks on Turkish journalists Yavuz Selim Demirağ and İdris Özyol - IFEXIFEX - 2019-05-18 19:51
Northern Cyprus judge acquits two journalists of insulting Erdoğan | World news | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2019-05-18 15:01
‘Great leeway’ given to journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan, government saysE-Kurd - 2019-05-18 11:23
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Coordinator for International Advocacy Dindar Zebari has said that a great deal of leeway is given to journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan Region in accordance with the journalism law. ...
Many journalists among prisoners on hunger strikeANF - 2019-05-18 10:19
Journalists in prison have joined the hunger strike resistance. ...
Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of May 12, 2019 - Committee to Protect JournalistsCPJ - 2019-05-17 01:32
Two Cyprus journalists acquitted over Erdogan 'insult' - CNAChannelnewsasia - 2019-05-17 01:07
Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of May 5, 2019 - Committee to Protect JournalistsCPJ - 2019-05-13 02:37
Israeli forces destroy Gaza office of Turkish Anadolu news agency - Committee to Protect JournalistsCPJ - 2019-05-11 06:15
28 violations against journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan in first four months of 2019: watchdogE-Kurd - 2019-05-07 20:46
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— There were at least 28 cases of violations against journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan region in the first four months of 2019, according to statistics kept by a media watchdog group. Statistics from the Metro Center for J ...
Smarting From Criticism as World's 'Worst Jailer of Journalists,' Turkish Government Tries to Shift Focus to Israel Over 'Press Freedom' | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.comAlgemeiner - 2019-05-07 16:34
Journalists for Democracy in Turkey and Kurdistan launched in UKANF - 2019-05-05 13:50
Journalists, campaigners and Turkish and Kurdish organisations based in Britain came together in a new solidarity initiative announced on World Press Freedom Day. ...
Turkey: The world’s largest prison for journalists | Amnesty InternationalAmnesty - 2019-05-05 12:52
Turkish court rejects journalists’ human rights appeals | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-05-05 12:52
20 Food Journalists to Celebrate on World Press Freedom Day | Inter Press ServiceIpsnews - 2019-05-04 09:29
World Press Freedom Day: MEPs look to next European Commission to protect integrity and safety of journalistsTheparliamentmagazine - 2019-05-04 01:38
Iraq: Over 200 Violations Against Journalists Recorded in One YearBAS News - 2019-05-03 19:48
ERBIL - Iraq’s Journalistic Freedom Observatory (JFO) revealed on Friday, which marks World Press Freedom Day, that over 200 violations were committed against journalists in the country in one year only. According to a statement by the JFO, a copy of whi ...
Social Media Campaign by Amnesty International Turkey for Journalists - englishBianet - 2019-05-03 13:14
World Press Freedom Day: How many journalists died last year? - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-05-03 11:20
Top Turkish court says journalists' rights violated: reportFrance24 - 2019-05-03 11:00
World Press Freedom Day: Turkey the biggest jailer of journalistANF - 2019-05-03 10:34
Today is World Press Freedom Day. For the third year running, Turkey is the biggest jailer of journalists and other media workers. ...
Turkey's highest court says journalists' rights violated | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-05-03 09:59
Top Turkish court says journalists' rights violated: reportRûdaw - 2019-05-03 08:15
At the same time, the court rejected the appeals of four other journalists. ...
Top Turkish court says journalists' rights violated: reportYahoo - 2019-05-03 01:12
Turkey’s top court says authorities violated rights of two journalists detained on terrorism charges: report - The Globe and MailTheglobeandmail - 2019-05-03 00:44
Turkey's top court says journalists' rights violated: NTVReuters - 2019-05-02 20:54
Turkey's Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that authorities had violated the freedom of expression and personal security of two journalists detained on terrorism charges after the 2016 attempted coup, broadcaster NTV said. ...
Letter calls on Putin to not approve Russia's 'sovereign internet' bill - Committee to Protect JournalistsCPJ - 2019-05-02 06:20
Journalists protest police violence at Yellow Vest protestANF - 2019-05-01 11:36
Franceinfo.fr website published a statement by over 300 journalists, photographers, television workers covering the 'Yellow Vest' protests in France. ...
Turkey's Kurdish journalists face impossible task | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-05-01 01:11
“Journalists in northern Syria face intimidation and insecurity”ANF - 2019-04-26 13:44
Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham, a former Al Qaeda-affiliated group, and Turkish backed rebel groups attempt to control the flow of news out of the regions by limiting access to certain areas, making threats or, in some cases, kidnapping journalists. ...
Erbil Polytechnic University Reward Reber KurdoWaar Media - 2019-04-25 19:07
WAAR_DUHOK Methud program presenter, Reber Kurdo has been rewarded in Erbil today. In an event today at Erbil Polytechnic University (EPU), a number of journalists and Television presenter were rewarded by the Erbil Polytechnic University ; and Reber Kur ...
Metro center calls on Iraqi Kurdistan to re-investigate violations against journalistsE-Kurd - 2019-04-23 21:07
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Metro Center for Journalists’ Rights and Advocacy, urged Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to repeat investigations “in depth” on previously reported violations against journalists on the anniversary of Ku ...
Journalists in Turkish-controlled N. Syria face intimidation, insecurity – report | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-04-23 17:19
Myanmar's top court rejects final appeal by jailed Reuters journalistsYahoo - 2019-04-23 15:12
Media Center commemorates Kurdish Journalism DayMinistry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-23 13:11
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga We, at the Media Center, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s official voice and media, congratulate all journalists of Kurdistan in regards to the anniversary of the first Kurdish newspaper. We are happy to say that, since our ...
Reuters Journalists Iose Appeal In MyanmarWaar Media - 2019-04-23 12:53
WAAR_DUHOK Myanmar’s Supreme Court rejected the appeal of two Reuters journalists Tuesday against their sentences for reporting on extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. Shortly after the court session started, Supreme Court Justice ...
For 3rd straight year, Turkey jailed more journalists than any other country: Report - ABC NewsGO - 2019-04-23 12:37
Turkey can jail Cumhuriyet staff 'at any minute,' lawyers say - Committee to Protect JournalistsCPJ - 2019-04-22 23:38
Strasbourg resistance on day 124ANF - 2019-04-19 12:56
14 Kurdish politicians, activists and journalists continue their resistance in Strasbourg, France on day 124 protesting the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan. ...
RSF: Turkey the most prolific jailer of professional journalistsANF - 2019-04-19 08:33
Reporters Without Borders published its annual report. Turkey fell to the 157th place. ...
Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of April 14, 2019 - Committee to Protect JournalistsCPJ - 2019-04-19 06:16
France: Video Shows Police Attack On ‘Journalists’Waar Media - 2019-04-16 16:31
WAAR_DUHOK French riot police brutally attacked at least two “journalists” covering Yellow Vest protests in the southern city of Toulouse, video footage has shown. Sharing the video on his Twitter account, French journalist Nicolas Gregoire for Medium.co ...
Blog: April 2019 - Committee to Protect JournalistsCPJ - 2019-04-12 01:57
More pro-Kurdish accounts blocked on TwitterANF - 2019-04-07 21:52
A Turkish court has banned access to several social media accounts, including those of deputies, news agencies and journalists. ...
8 more journalists convicted over solidarity with Kurdish daily - Stockholm Center for FreedomStockholmcf - 2019-04-05 18:58
Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of March 31, 2019 - Committee to Protect JournalistsCPJ - 2019-04-05 06:14
Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of March 24, 2019 - Committee to Protect JournalistsCPJ - 2019-04-04 12:39
Journalists receive prison sentences in Özgür Gündem caseANF - 2019-04-03 15:19
The court issued prison sentences to journalists who showed solidarity with the Özgür Gündem newspaper. The sentences issued to Huseyin Aykol and Dilsah Kocakaya were not postponed. ...
Kurdish journalists visited hunger strikers in StrasbourgANF - 2019-03-30 09:06
People continued to join the rallies organised in support of the hunger strike resistance in front of the European Parliament. ...
CPJ welcomes release of Saudi blogger after 10 months, calls for charges to be dropped - Committee to Protect JournalistsCPJ - 2019-03-28 21:07
Turkey-Based Journalists Among 145 People on Egypt Terror List | Asharq AL-awsatAawsat - 2019-03-27 16:39
Egypt adds 145 people, including journalists, to terror list – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2019-03-27 15:18
Turkey Detained Over 100, Including Pro-Kurdish Politicians, JournalistsTheglobepost - 2019-03-25 08:42
Justice sought for 4 Dutch journalists killed in El SalvadorYahoo - 2019-03-25 07:28
German rights prize for Turkish lawyer for defending journalists | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-03-24 00:41
In Iraqi Kurdistan, journalists are victim of political tension - IFEXIFEX - 2019-03-23 01:54
Journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan are victim of political tension: CPJE-Kurd - 2019-03-22 00:39
Committee to Protect Journalists Mission journal: Journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan are under pressure from authorities in the autonomous northern Iraqi region, with news outlets shuttered and critical reporters arrested. With government formation talks und ...
Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of March 17, 2019 - Committee to Protect JournalistsCPJ - 2019-03-21 22:23
In Iraqi Kurdistan, journalists are victim of political tension - Committee to Protect JournalistsCPJ - 2019-03-21 16:07
Washington Post Criticized for Publishing Op-Ed by Turkish President Who Has Jailed JournalistsYahoo - 2019-03-20 18:15
Three journalists taken into custody in MardinANF - 2019-03-20 10:39
Repression against the Kurdish media continues in Turkey. ...
'Nothing to Live For': Gaza Civilians Protest Dismal Conditions as Hamas Raids Homes, Arrests Journalists | CBN NewsCBN - 2019-03-18 16:59
Journalists becoming increasingly targeted and demonised by politicians – Pelin Ünker - The Malta IndependentIndependent - 2019-03-17 13:21
Businessman charged over Slovak journalist's death as US human rights report names killed journalistsPressgazette - 2019-03-15 18:07
New Press Coalition Starts '10 Most Urgent' List Of Journalists Under Attack | HuffPostHuffpost - 2019-03-15 17:33
Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of March 10, 2019 - Committee to Protect JournalistsCPJ - 2019-03-15 02:01
Als journalisten worden vermoord, sterft ook hun verhaalFrederike Geerdink - 2019-03-14 10:21
(Story about murdered journalists, published on website of Dutch magazine Vrij Nederland, February 2019) Zesenzeventig journalisten werden er wereldwijd vermoord in 2018. In de laatste tien jaar gaat het om 974 journalisten. Niet zelden zweren achterblijv ...
Loont het om journalisten te bedreigen?Frederike Geerdink - 2019-03-14 10:21
Dutch investigative journalism radio show Argos dedicated most of its broadcast of 2 March 2019 to murdered journalists. Since I had just published a story about that, I was one of the guests. Naar aanleiding van mijn artikel in Vrij Nederland van 18 febr ...
PEC protests judicial harassment of Turkish journalists at UN - Stockholm Center for FreedomStockholmcf - 2019-03-13 18:43
Turkey trying to silence foreigners, German journalists sayE-Kurd - 2019-03-12 15:27
BERLIN,— Two German journalists who were stripped of their media credentials to work in Turkey called the government’s move an attempt to silence international news organizations and said they refused to be intimidated. German public broadcaster ZDF‘s Is ...
Targeting of activists and journalists continues in Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan - IFEXIFEX - 2019-03-12 03:30
148 prisoners including 2 journalists on hunger strike in VanANF - 2019-03-11 20:04
148 prisoners have been on a hunger strike for 11 days in the Van High Security Closed Prison. ...